The New World Beckons

Box cover

Designed by Glenn Drover, Empires: Age of Discovery allows you to revisit the age of exploration and discovery. Take on the role of a colonial power seeking fame, glory, and riches in the New World. As you proceed through three ages, you can launch expeditions of discovery, colonize regions, expand your merchant fleet, build capitol buildings that give your nation distinct advantages, develop your economy, and, if necessary, declare war.

Out of print for almost 7 years, this highly-sought after game is a Deluxe Edition` that includes the Builder's Expansion, new artwork, updated rules and over 500 components.

Empires: Age of Discovery plays up to 6 explorers. 

Empires: Age of Discovery Rules
AoE3_Rules.pdf
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Empires: Age of Discovery Rules - German
EAoD_Spielregeln.pdf
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Empires: Age of Discovery World Map Variant Rules
EAoD_WorldVariantRules.pdf
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Empires: Age of Discovery World Variant's New Capital Buildings
Descriptions of the new capital buildings
EAoD_WorldVariantMapNewCapitalBuildings.[...]
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Empires Age of Discovery FAQS and ERRATTA
FAQS and ERRATTA for the Capital Buildings for Glen Drover's Empires: Age of Discovery
EAOD FAQS and ERRATTA.pdf
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The Deluxe Edition

The Deluxe Edition of Empires: Age of Discovery will come with all of this:

  • New board
  • Updated art
  • Over 500 miniatures including high-quality coins
  • Newly designed rulebook
  • Archival-quality Box with storage for all the components

"The game plays smoothly, is filled with tough choices and tension, and is polished. This is a fine design, one that can be played over and over again and still offer a fresh feel and new options to explore." ~GregSchloesser, Co-Publisher of Counter Magazine

"I give this one two muskets up! It's an excellent game. It combines theme with really strong mechanisms behind it. It's not a super long game. It follows a very structured easy path. Easy to explain and understand. This is a great game that I am glad to see reprinted. I have had hours of fun playing it, and look forward to seeing a nice new edition!" ~Tom Vasel, The Dice Tower~ 

Distributors & Retailers

Download our sell sheet for more information!
Sell Sheet
Empires Age of Discovery1.28.15.pdf
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